Another Study Shows Eating Blueberries Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Another Study Shows Eating Blueberries Fights Alzheimer’s Disease

Yet another study showed that eating blueberries fights Alzheimer’s Disease. Many people do not know that Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death of adults in America, and the number of people affected by this debilitating disease is increasing. Scientists are searching for a cure, and the healthfulness of blueberries is proving to hold

FL Blueberry U-Pick Farms Offer Great Deals!

This past winter in Florida was unusually warm, and the Florida blueberry farmers here are suffering the consequences. Because the cold season in Florida was woefully short of the 'chill hours' necessary for the blue fruit to produce and mature on time, the berries were not ready for harvest until much later than they normally

Do you want younger looking skin? Eat more blueberries!

When Juan Ponce de León was in Florida looking for the Fountain of Youth in 1513, he should have just given up and started eating blueberries. With all of their healthy vitamins and nutrients, it just so happens that blueberries are very good for skin. If someone is having trouble with uneven skin tone, acne,

Are blueberries safe for dogs to eat?

Most people have heard chocolate can kill dogs. It is true that chocolate can make dogs ill, and large amounts can kill them. According to the ASPCA, other foods that are harmful to dogs include raw meat and eggs, caffeinated drinks, dairy products, macadamia nuts, avocados, and even grapes and raisins. All of these have

What is in Blueberries?

'What is in Blueberries?' The question should be, "What is NOT in blueberries?" Most people know blueberries as sweet and juicy berries with a deliciously unique flavor. They are so healthy, easy to eat, and they have been around North America long before Europeans came to this part of the world. However, blueberries contain so many more

U of F Researchers Try to Produce Perfect Blueberry

In an effort to create the perfect blueberry, researchers at The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) have been hoping to find out exactly what people want when they purchase them. As part of a three-year study led by Jim Olmstead, UF/IFAS associate professor of horticultural sciences, early surveys from last

Wild Blueberry Extract Can Prevent Plaque Buildup and Maybe Save Your Life

The main and most obvious reason people eat blueberries is because they are so delicious! However, an increasing number of people are eating them because of their numerous health benefits and lengthy list of vitamins and nutrients. Blueberries have proven to be a versatile ingredient in any type of meal, and their popularity has been

Blueberry Products From Around the World

Inhabitants of North America have been eating blueberries for hundreds of years, and only in recent decades has the consumption of blueberries spread to other continents. In fact, blueberries have become a global favorite, and demand is growing every year. In the US, blueberries have commonly been used in pies, pancakes & waffles, muffins, smoothies,

Whispering Oaks’ Blueberry Wines Fare Well In Competitions Around the Country

There is a little town northwest of Orlando, Florida called Oxford where you'll find a delightful blueberry winery called Whispering Oaks Winery. They have several wines such as Delightfully Dry, Blushing Blueberry, Mildly Mild, Sensationally Sweet, and Sassy Sangria. They are all blueberry wines, and they all cost $15. The folks at Whispering Oaks began

Blueberry Farm Stays Busy Year-Round With Creative Blueberry Products

Theresa and Tom Gaffney live in Stockton Springs, Maine where they own and operate their organic blueberry farm, Highland Organics®. Over a decade ago, the farm's primary products were fresh and frozen blueberries sold directly to their customers. In 2004, a friend visited the farm in search of a National Science Foundation project. The friend